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    Re: Wayne Shorter on 10-string

    Wow, that sounds great!
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    Choro in Indianapolis?

    I am looking for any mandolin or guitar players in the Indianapolis area who are interested in starting up a choro scene. If there is choro already being played here I would like to participate, but...
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    Re: Top 10 (12?) choro to learn

    Listening, yes! Here is what happened that sparked my interest in choro: This summer my wife bought us tickets to the Anhat Cohen and Trio Basiliero concert at the Indy Jazz Fest. Now, I was familiar...
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    Re: Top 10 (12?) choro to learn

    Jim, I live in Indianapolis. There is the Chicago Choro Club that meets monthly and I will be heading up there to watch and participate, but as far as I can tell there is no choro scene in Indy or...
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    Re: Top 10 (12?) choro to learn

    Glad to hear about the emphasis on learning by ear, which is a weakness in my playing and something I am determined to improve.
    "a bottomless pit of awesomeness"...:grin:
    Thanks for the listening...
  6. Re: Registration for 2019 Centrum Choro Workshop Open Now!

    Tom, there is a link on the Centrum website that has information about getting there from Seattle.
    How did you find the find the choro scene in DC? I live in Indianapolis and there is no choro here...
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    Re: Top 10 (12?) choro to learn

    Bruce Clausen: Exactly! The choro repertoire is huge! These are great suggestions, thanks. It is hard to know where to start. Perhaps a better question would be "is there a set of choro standards...
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    Re: Top 10 (12?) choro to learn

    See below
  9. Re: Registration for 2019 Centrum Choro Workshop Open Now!

    I registered as soon as possible, my first time going to Centrum. Really looking forward to it! Any suggestions about what to expect, how to prepare to get the most out of the experience, or anything...
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    Re: Top 10 (12?) choro to learn

    Thank you Gary, excellent suggestions. I am fairly competent with the mandolin, although I have been away from it for a few years. I have been studying classical and jazz guitar for awhile now but am...
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    Re: Top 10 (12?) choro to learn

    Here is the list I have come up with so far:
    1) Tico Tico no Fuba
    2) Odeon
    3) Um a Zero
    4) Lamentos
    5) Brezeiro
    6) Carinhoso
    7) Noitas Cariocas
    Any further suggestions? Also I should mention...
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    Top 10 (12?) choro to learn

    I am interested in learning to play choro, and wondering where to start. What are the top 10 or 12 choro to learn? I will be registering for the choro week at the 2019 Centrum in Port Townsend, WA,...
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